Think Carefully Before Reading This

Think Carefully Before Reading This

This is a bureaucratic poem.
Please sign (in block capitals)
in triplicate upon receipt.
Knock before entering.
Read the instructions carefully (Do not exceed the stated dose).
Do not park on the nouns.
Do not walk on the consonants.
Do not spit on the vowels.
Do not recite loudly.
Please leave this poem in the
condition in which you find it.
Flush after use, and

Andrew Darlington


About The Henry Brothers

We are English teachers involved in ELT publishing in Turkey, and also touring the country giving workshops and presentations to English teachers, mainly on the use of poetry, storytelling and other lively activities in the classroom. We can be contacted by e-mail to or
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